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Fluid dynamics

This video animation helps to answer a puzzling shower thought.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

In North America, water companies may lose up to 50% of water before it ever reaches customers.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

It bounces, but it breaks likes glass and can flow like a liquid.

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

What links a wildfire raging across a forest to the electric signals rippling through our hearts? Enter the world of waves in excitable media.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

The cloaked objects leave no wake.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

High-speed video shows how far one drop of water really goes.

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

Animals famous for walking up walls can also use a combination of techniques to race across water.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

New research suggests they create a newfound type of air vortex to slow their descent.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

The operating principles of ordinary magnetic stirrers may help create better microfluidic pumps for applications ranging from inkjet printing to drug delivery.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

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